In 2019 Durham Adventure Festival wanted to build on their longstanding collaboration with Kendal Mountain Festival, try something new and mix things up a bit. Curating a multimedia gallery installation and providing additional speakers to the Fringe Stage in the Basecamp was the task for East Coast Visions, and our contribution adds another dimension to the long list of Olympians, World Champions and all out adventurers speaking over the weekend. What a list of names:
Chris McClean, Wim Stevenson, Georgie Page, Sally McGee, Anto Baird, Franco Cookson & Gary Fildes’ all speak over the weekend. In the gallery space we’ve got an extended version of Anto’s exhibition- Way Off Piste in the Southern Ocean, which is hung alongside additional award winning video content from Jordy Walker, Tom Bing, In House Films, Jenny Tough, Georgie Page, Chris Green and features additional material from event sponsor, Montane- who we would like to thank for their support.
Closing out the programme on Sunday night will be Gary Fildes’ adventure in South America- Searching For Light. For anyone who has been meaning to get up to Kielder Observatory to see one of Gary’s famous talks, this will be an amazing opportunity to hear some of Gary’s astronomy stories, and get a behind the scenes look at how Searching For Light was made.